1. criminal justice

    In 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court case of Tennessee v. Garner declared the “Fleeing Felon Doctrine” unconstitutional. Would you agree with this? In a why would this doctrine be declared unconstitutional and why?

    asked by latoya on December 30, 2015
  2. Law

    why would the "Fleeing Felon Doctrine" be declared unconstitutional?

    asked by Stacy on July 22, 2011
  3. Government Help Please

    All of the following statements regarding the process of selecting a case for Supreme Court consideration are true EXCEPT 1) A case selected for argument usually involves interpretations of the U. S. Constitution or federal law. 2) At least seven Justices

    asked by Anonymous on February 10, 2016
  4. Business

    In order for a case to reach the Supreme Court, the court must decide whether it wants to hear the case. If the Supreme Court agrees that case is worth deciding, it issues what is known as a: a.lex loci b.jus cogens. c.certiorari. d.writ of certiorari

    asked by Xuan on June 30, 2017
  5. Social Studies

    In the Supreme Court case Worcester v. Georgia (1832), the Court declared that Georgia’s laws _____ within Cherokee territory.

    asked by Einstein on February 2, 2018
  6. Political Science-PLEASE HELP

    Consider the following scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by a U.S. district court in Illinois. in 200-300 wors What are your options for appeal? Describe the appeals process all the way to the U.S.

    asked by Rayna on October 23, 2009
  7. corrections

    The 1910 case of weems v. United states was unique in what respect? a. it was the first time the Supreme court invalidated an excessive penalty. b. it was the only time the supreme court held that no penalty is excessive if evenly applied. c. it was the

    asked by Amy on December 1, 2014
  8. history

    Why did an enumerated power of the judicial branch, in combination with the opinion in Marbury v. Madison, lead some to question the authority of the Supreme Court? a)The power to prosecute treason established by the Constitution conflicted with the

    asked by maria on January 6, 2019
  9. politics

    A case challenging the rapidly growing public debt would likely NOT be considered by the Supreme Court because it is a: A. question already settled in prior court decisions. B. question that might cause Congress to limit judicial salaries. C. case that

    asked by bev on May 27, 2017
  10. Political Science

    I need some help on this. Consider the follow scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by the U.S. district court in Illinois. Respond in 200-300 words with these questions. What are your options for appeal?

    asked by Rayna on October 22, 2009
  11. Political Science

    I need some help on this. Consider the follow scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by the U.S. district court in Illinois. Respond in 200-300 words with these questions. What are your options for appeal?

    asked by Rayna on October 22, 2009
  12. History

    1. Why do some argue that the Supreme Court "legislates from the bench" or, in other words, actually makes law? A. The Supreme Court does not legislate, i.e. make law. B. The Supreme Court is involved in administrative law. C. The Supreme Court's rulings

    asked by Nadia on April 7, 2015
  13. american goverment check answers

    9. What criteria might a judge who abides by a philosophy of judicial restraint use to decide a case? (1 point) The judge would consider previous court decisions on the topic but ultimately consider the current circumstances and changes in society. The

    asked by Anonymous on November 21, 2016
  14. Government

    Which case would the the U.S. Supreme Court most likely agree to hear? A. A case involving the medical care a U.S. citizen received in Singapore after becoming ill with a respiratory virus. B. A case involving an issue that most of the federal courts of

    asked by Nancy on January 24, 2007
  15. Paralegal

    In the case of Florida v. Enio Jimeno: a.What is the correct citation of the case? b.On what page does the court's decision begin? c.Is it proper to quote anything prior to this page? d.Which Justices(s)joined in that opinion? e.Which Justices(s) joined in

    asked by Shirley on July 25, 2008
  16. american goverment check answers

    3.  What type of court has original jurisdiction over a case involving an American suing a citizen of another country? (1 point) federal court state court Supreme Court special court 3.B

    asked by Anonymous on November 20, 2016
  17. Political Sciences

    Consider the follow scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by the U.S. district court in Illinois. Respond in 200-300 words with these questions. What are your options for appeal? Describe the appeals

    asked by anonymous on March 12, 2010
  18. Social Studies

    The Supreme Court usually only accepts a writ of certiorari when: A. they have a light case load and can take a few extra cases. B. there is a significant point of law to consider. C. two members of the Court feel it is important to hear a particular case.

    asked by Anthony on July 13, 2011
  19. American Government

    1. how is the supreme court equal to the other branches of government? a. it has the same powers as the legislative branch and executive branch. b. it enforces the laws along with the president*** c. it creates laws like the legislative branch d. it

    asked by Alice Keign on December 12, 2016
  20. American Government

    1) How is the Supreme Court equal to the other branches of government? A) It has the same powers as the legislative branch and executive branch** B) It enforces the laws along with the president C) It creates laws like the legislative branch D) It

    asked by Juliet on December 6, 2016
  21. Civics

    What distinguishes the U.S. Supreme Court from a state supreme court'? State supreme courts have rulings that can be overturned, while U.S. Supreme Court rulings are final. State supreme courts have limited jurisdiction on the types of cases they can rule

    asked by Khaiguy0900 on January 13, 2016
  22. Social Studies

    1. In 1830, the _____ signed the first treaty to give up their land and move to the Indian Territory. Cherokees Chickasaws Seminoles Choctaws The Seminoles, who lived in _____, were a combination of Creeks who had moved into the area, Native Americans from

    asked by HELPPP on February 6, 2018
  23. Social Studies

    Which action is often viewed as the most serious attempt to undermine the independence of the judiciary? A President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s plan to reorganize the Supreme Court B appointment of Supreme Court justices to unlimited terms of office C

    asked by DAve on February 23, 2017
  24. Civics

    Which of these book titles best describes the United States v. Nixon case and its significance? Not Above the Law - Nixon's illegal actions resulted in a Supreme Court ruling requiring sharing of the private tapes*** Stealing the Presidency - The Supreme

    asked by Anonymous on April 11, 2015
  25. US history

    The decision of the supreme court in the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case is important because it 1) upheld the legality of sharecropping 2) denounces the violence of the Ku Klux Klan 3) approved separate but equal facilities for black Americans 4) declared

    asked by Alz on May 17, 2011
  26. Politics

    You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by a U.S. district court in Illinois. In this case if I filed an appeal, who are the Supreme Court justices and chief justice who may or may not decide to hear your case?

    asked by Lyndse on December 20, 2009
  27. CCA CHECK ANSWERS

    what type of power does the constitution grant to the supreme court? A)executive power B)federal power C)Judicial power D)legislative power*** Which are examples of judicial restraint in the supreme Court ? Select all the apply A)The verdict overturns the

    asked by A.A on December 7, 2016
  28. History

    Could someone explain the concept of judicial review and its impact on the balance of power in the United States Government? Judical review means that the courts can review congressional and administrative actions to see if they are constitutional. The

    asked by Lillian on August 19, 2007
  29. History

    Which type of courts exercise the broad power of judicial review? A:Article I courts B:Article II courts C:Article III courts*** D:Article IV courts Which jurisdiction does the Supreme Court exercise most often? A:Original B:Exclusive C:Appellate***

    asked by marylyn on December 22, 2017
  30. social studies

    1. What was the Supreme Court's ruling on the Dred Scott case? (1 point)D red Scott should be considered free since he had lived in many states where slavery was banned. Dred Scott could be free if he paid a fee. Dred Scott was still a slave and not a

    asked by TTR+S<3 on April 21, 2014
  31. American Governent

    1. What type of power does the Constitution grant to the Supreme Court? (1 point) executive power federal power judicial power legislative power 2. Which are examples of judicial restraint in the Supreme Court? Select all that apply. (3 points) The verdict

    asked by Joey on December 12, 2016
  32. Criminal Justice/Corrections

    An appellate court cannot reverse the factual finding of the trial count unless: A. The findings were erroneous B. A petition to the US supreme Court is made. C. The court of last resort weighs in. D. The case has been remanded. I am confused between A and

    asked by Pat on June 28, 2014
  33. LA

    What was the Supreme Court's ruling on the Dred Scott case? Dred Scott should be considered free since he had lived in many states where slavery was banned. Dred Scott could be free if he paid a fee. Dred Scott was still a slave and not a citizen. The case

    asked by jeff on April 10, 2013
  34. law

    A state’s highest court is called the state: (Points: 5) District Court. Court of Appeals. Supreme Court. County Court. is it supreme court

    asked by tobby on October 12, 2011
  35. Business law

    The Supreme Court threw out a $79.5 million punitive-damages award against cigarette maker Philip Morris. The high court voted 5-4 to overturn the jury verdict in the Oregon case, ruling it violated earlier high court decisions on limits to punitive

    asked by Mike on February 23, 2007
  36. SOCIAL STDIES HELP!!!!!

    A case in which a group or individual claims that another group or individual has done them wrong is called a(n) (1 point) trial case. civil case. criminal case. appellate case.*** Which court has jurisdiction over death penalty cases in Georgia? (1 point)

    asked by XenaGonzalez on March 11, 2015
  37. History

    Which of these BEST describes the Supreme Court case of Brown v. Topeka Board of Education? A) it reaffirmed the decision of Plessy vs Ferguson B) ruled that universities must be open to people of all races C) Kansas schools were to be desegregated as an

    asked by Adrian on June 27, 2015
  38. American Constitutional Law

    If the Court decides to recognize a constitutional right to die (a right not currently recognized by the Court and not explicitly in the Bill of Rights) and to require the states to recognize this right, what doctrine of incorporation would this reflect?

    asked by Pat on August 30, 2014
  39. American Constitutional Law

    If the Court decides to recognize a constitutional right to die (a right not currently recognized by the Court and not explicitly in the Bill of Rights) and to require the states to recognize this right, what doctrine of incorporation would this reflect?

    asked by Pat on August 31, 2014
  40. Amercian Government

    5. Which of the following actions best describes judicial powers in the Unites States? * the Supreme Court judges make new laws. *The president appoints Supreme Court judges. * Supreme Court judges serve in their positions for life. * The Supreme Court

    asked by Becky on October 6, 2016
  41. English

    1. This is the Supreme Court of the USA. 2. These are the Supreme Courts of the USA. 3. This is the supreme court of the USA. (Which one is correct? Do I have to capitalize? Do you have only one supreme court? Or do you have many supreme courts?) 4. the

    asked by rfvv on November 19, 2009
  42. American Government

    How has a recent supreme Court ruling affected your life? Do you agree or disagree with the court's decision in this case?

    asked by Sarah on February 4, 2018
  43. govt

    I can't find this answer Explain how and why the Supreme Court's ruling in the case of Marbury v. Madison increased the Court's power

    asked by nichole on July 11, 2011
  44. ss

    in which court case did the us supreme court rule that separate but equal did not violate the constitutional rights of african americans

    asked by Anonymous on February 25, 2015
  45. college- law

    Question about the Loving vs. Virginia case. When the Lovings appealed and accused the State of Virgina of violating their federally protected constitutional rights under the 14th amendment, Virginia could have invoked an earlier decision of the US Supreme

    asked by ashley on November 2, 2008
  46. law

    A woman in one state is suing a woman in another state for $25,000. Which one of the following statements is accurate regarding the jurisdiction of the court in which the case was filed? A. The court can exercise personal jurisdiction over the nonresident.

    asked by Anonymous on April 20, 2009
  47. Allied Health

    A woman in one state is suing a woman in another state for $25,000. Which one of the following statements is accurate regarding the jurisdiction of the court in which the case was filed? A. The court can exercise personal jurisdiction over the nonresident.

    asked by Andrew on April 20, 2009
  48. government

    concurrent jurisdiction means that a case may be tried by a. a federal court b. either a state or a federal court c. the supreme court b

    asked by jere on January 19, 2008
  49. Civics

    1.From which court would an appeal go directly to the U.S supreme court? 2.Why might a judge refuse to hear a job-related dispute about how much a company is paying its workers? 3. what type of legal body is the U.S supreme court?

    asked by dis girl spit fire on March 6, 2019
  50. history

    A citizen of California wishes to bring a case to the Supreme Court claiming that she is not entitled to equal protection under the law because her state, with a population of more than 39 million, has the same number of senators as Vermont, with a

    asked by maria on January 6, 2019
  51. criminal justice

    Options Menu: Forum Topic: Interpreting the U.S. Constitution Consider the following scenario: The Supreme Court interprets the U.S. Constitution. Thomas Jefferson once argued against the doctrine of judicial review. He believed in the principles of

    asked by Lisa on March 25, 2012
  52. Social Studies 7 Pls CoRRect Mee

    President Andrew Jackson is said to have responded to the supreme courts ruling in Worcester v. Georgia with the word { Chief Justice} John Marshall has made his decision now let him enforce it! Which of the following best explains the meaning of this

    asked by Marry Hernandez on November 2, 2016
  53. history

    If courts are to regard the Constitution, and the Constitution is superior to any ordinary act of the legislature, the Constitution, and not such ordinary act, must govern the case to which they both apply. Use the passage to answer the question. What

    asked by maria on January 6, 2019
  54. us history

    True or False! Before the end of the war, the supreme court declared the internment of Japanese Americans unconstitutional.

    asked by kathy on May 25, 2011
  55. History

    How did the case of Gibbons v. Ogden have an economic impact on America in the 19th century? The Supreme Court's decision allowed state laws to override federal laws when they conflicted regarding economic matters. The Supreme Court's decision allowed

    asked by help on May 22, 2018
  56. History

    Which are examples of judicial restraint in the Supreme Court? Select all that apply. A:The verdict overturns the lower court's ruling and sets a new precedent. B:The verdict is narrowly for the defendant, letting the previous verdict stand.*** C:The court

    asked by marylyn on December 14, 2017
  57. american government

    Compared with the decision in a Supreme Court case, the opinion is more significant because it a. determines the losing party in a case and the penalty to be imposed on this party. b. reveals the conflicts between the justices, which the president and

    asked by vedrana on August 5, 2010
  58. History

    What was the significance of McCulloch v. Maryland? The case identified federal authority over interstate commerce. The case identified the procedures for the Supreme Court to review federal legislation. The case overturned the notion of “separate but

    asked by Michael on October 23, 2018
  59. History

    Which branch of government is Article III about? Who is given judicial power? How many justices are on the Supreme Court? Who appoints a justice to the Supreme Court? Who confirms the nomination? P. 26 How long is the term? P. 26 Why is this the length of

    asked by Chiki on September 15, 2017
  60. American Government

    1) which of the following describes the supreme court's role in defining constitutional principles? A) the supreme court plays a minimal role in defining constitutional principles. B) the supreme court uses judicial review as a tool to define

    asked by Roxanne Lloyd on February 14, 2017
  61. History

    4. Who Killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1804? Aaron Burr? 5.Who broadened the Supreme Court's power A.John Adams B.Thomas Jefferson C.William Marbury D.John Marshall Answer : D 6. In Marbury v Madison (1803) the US Supreme Court established the

    asked by M on December 8, 2014
  62. Government

    I'm writing an essay on the Supreme Court case of Rostker vs. Goldberg(1981) I have to describe the case, talk about if I agree or diagree with the outcome and explain why or why not.I'm not very good at writing introductions but could any critique me on

    asked by Jaden on June 30, 2007
  63. history

    What was the significance of the Supreme Court's ruling in the Marbury vs. Madison case? The ruling determined that Congress could act against the president if it wished. The ruling determined that the Supreme Court was more powerful than the president.***

    asked by Alicia on November 7, 2016
  64. government

    How was the Fourteenth Amendment used to end the doctrine of “separate but equal”? A. The Court declared that an equal number of black and white schools had to be created. B. The Court extended “the equal protection of the laws” to the use of

    asked by dbh on April 26, 2019
  65. government

    How was the Fourteenth Amendment used to end the doctrine of “separate but equal”? A. The Court declared that an equal number of black and white schools had to be created. B. The Court extended “the equal protection of the laws” to the use of

    asked by dbh on April 30, 2019
  66. History

    When Supreme Court justice agrees with the decision reached by the court in case, but not with the reason why the court made that decision, he or she may choose to write a? A:concurring opinion*** B:dissenting opinion C:majority opinion D:unanimous opinion

    asked by Anonymous on January 10, 2018
  67. ss pls check answers

    8. “…With the existing colonies or dependencies of any European power we have not interfered and shall not interfere. But with the Governments who have declared their independence and maintained it, and whose independence we have, on great

    asked by Jman on January 30, 2013
  68. criminal justice

    Can someone guide me in the right direction of creating this type of case. Create a fictitious state criminal offender and a criminal case against this offender. Trace the misdemeanor case from lowest possible level to the U.S. Supreme Court.

    asked by ask on June 13, 2008
  69. civics

    Cabinet members are nominated by the President and confirmed by Secretary of State House of Reps Senate Supreme Court is it Supreme Court?

    asked by Katie on May 26, 2011
  70. please check history

    Two powers of Congress. 1. declare war 2. pass laws Two powers of the President: 1. make treaties 2. appoint ambassadors Three types of Federal Courts: 1. District Courts 2. Court of Appeals 3. The Supreme Court and then I just have one extra question that

    asked by Anonymous on August 28, 2006
  71. can you explain this to me government

    First decision by the Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional. At the very end of his term, President John Adams had made many federal appointments, including William Marbury as justice of the peace in the District of Columbia. Thomas Jefferson,

    asked by Reina Bonilla on April 21, 2015
  72. 5th grade

    On this day in 1789, the Supreme Court was established. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about the Supreme Court’s roll in our nation’s government and summarize them in your own words. Can someone help me with this it's for my

    asked by Johana on September 26, 2010
  73. Government

    1. What happens after a case is accepted and heard by the supreme court?

    asked by Jason on November 9, 2017
  74. History

    6.)What was the significance of the supreme Court's ruling in the "Marbury Vs. Madison Case? A.)The ruling determined that congress could act against the president if it wished B.)The ruling determined that the supreme court was more powerful than the

    asked by YRN DJ on January 12, 2016
  75. Government

    1. How is the supreme court equal to the other branches of government? a. It has the same powers as the legislative branch and executive branch. b. It enforces the laws along with the president. c It creates laws like the legislative branch. d. It

    asked by Government Help on January 2, 2017
  76. supreme court.... please respond ASAP

    How does the Supreme Court decide which cases to take? You will find the answer explained at http://www.wisegeek.com/how-does-the-supreme-court-decide-which-cases-to-hear.htm It takes a minimum of four judges to decide if the "petitions" or "writs

    asked by Anonymous on February 15, 2007
  77. social studies

    what did the supreme court rule in the dred scott case.

    asked by jalisa on September 11, 2007
  78. law

    The U.S. supreme court case that applied the right to privacy to abortions is?

    asked by tolu on January 13, 2012
  79. history

    on the impeachment of the chief justice of the supreme court who tries the case

    asked by reba on March 25, 2009
  80. Law and Ethics in Allied Health Essay

    The U.S. Supreme Court case that applied the right to privacy to abortion is

    asked by Anonymous on September 13, 2012
  81. government

    What are two alternatives for the high case load fo the supreme court?

    asked by polly on November 17, 2011
  82. social studies

    why was the supreme court case Marbury vs. Madison important?

    asked by mimi on November 6, 2007
  83. Social Studies

    how long does a lawyer have to present his case to the supreme court

    asked by A on November 25, 2008
  84. government

    What kind of case does the Supreme Court usualy hear?

    asked by KC 5th grade seiberling on May 28, 2008
  85. social studies

    what was the supreme court's ruling on the dred scott case?

    asked by sarah on April 1, 2016
  86. American government

    Thus is the political institution that sets national policy by interpreting the law. A. The appellate court B. The state court C. Court of Appeal D. Supreme Court Is it d.

    asked by sallie on March 12, 2016
  87. American government

    Thus is a political institution that sets national policy by interpreting the law A. The appellate court B. The state court C. Court of appeals D. Supreme Court Is the answer D?

    asked by sallie on March 12, 2016
  88. Art

    Why might the artist want to capture this particular scene? Picture) The criminal case,By Honore Daumier The court case would only impact a small amount of people. The court case involved important Individuals or important subject matter.(MY ANSWER) The

    asked by LOVE on August 30, 2016
  89. history

    the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education ended a. the "separate but equal" doctrine b. Jackie Robinson's career in baseball c. Eisenhower's support of civil rights d. discrimination in the hiring of federal employees A

    asked by history on April 19, 2009
  90. History

    A bill that was signed by the Governor is challenged in court by citizens who claim that it harms the community. The Supreme Court listens to the arguments on both sides and makes a decision that the law is unconstitutional. In this case, are the justices

    asked by Lafayette on February 5, 2019
  91. American Government

    McCulloch v Maryland is an important case because it was one of the cases whereby the Supreme Court

    asked by Anonymous on May 11, 2015
  92. american government

    Describe the process by which a case is accepted and heard by the supreme court

    asked by fendi on March 14, 2019
  93. Social studies

    What was the supreme court’s decision in the 1896 plessy v. Ferguson case?

    asked by Anonymous on September 19, 2018
  94. history

    how does a death penalty case gets to the united states supreme court

    asked by tony on September 9, 2008
  95. Government

    This case came about because President Marbury refused to honor the last-minute judicial appointments of Pres. Madison. A) True B) False 2. Marbury wanted the courts to issue of writ of mandamus, a court order forcing Jefferson to give him his commission.

    asked by Madi on July 21, 2012
  96. Civics

    Identify two alternative solutions for the high case load of the Supreme Court.

    asked by Jennifer on October 25, 2009
  97. Government

    Identify two alternative solutions for the high case load of the supreme court

    asked by Eric on December 7, 2011
  98. journalism?

    did any members of the present supreme court vote on the hazelwood case in 1988?

    asked by stace on February 3, 2010
  99. US Government

    So on my study guide for a final I have this: In Gideon v. Wainwright, d___ _______ rights were the main issue in this Supreme Court case. I Don't know if it's defense attorney rights, or what, but I know this case gave the right to counsel and I'm just

    asked by James on July 21, 2015
  100. History

    In the case of Plessy v Ferguson, the Supreme Court focused its decision on the interpretation of what word?

    asked by Kathlyn on May 2, 2014